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Introduction and Textures and Structures of Igneous Rock
These lecture notes provide an introduction to igneous rocks. The notes cover information about characteristics of magmas, plutonic rocks, volcanic rocks, and textures of igneous rocks. There are several illustrations within the text. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Presentation / Demo
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001, Tulane University
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-125
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Petrology at Tulane University'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Stephen A Nelson
Department of Geology